Before we know it, our homes will be equal parts shelter and computer.
Dropcam has created the inforgraphic below that shows where the future of smart home technology is headed. And 2013 promises to be a big year. While most people don’t have refrigerators that remind them they’re out of milk, smart kitchen appliances like that have been available for some time. Now, we’re seeing smart technology move to other rooms of the house.
We know you can control ligthbulbs and blinds from your smartphone. You can see what your dog and your kids are doing in the house while you’re away. And, just yesterday, Ford announced a plan for an entirely “green” and smart home that knows to use energy only during off-peak times.
These tech-upgrades to your regular appliances offer convenience — from the minor to the life-changing (lower energy bills!).
Check out this infographic and tell us what smart home gadget piques your interest.